The term hang drum was started as the sound sculpture or misnomer for a musical instrument called the hang and currently this hang drum is also called as the handpan. The hang drum sound sculpture has a peculiar UFO shape which result on the gluing two half shells of deep drawn and the nitrated steel is placed together at the rim. Inside the instrument there is a hollow and in the outside it has the tone and note fields hammered into it and in the top shell it has a center note which is surrounded by the 7-9 tone fields whereas the bottom shell has a tuned port centered on the bottom. The tone and notes field are usually played with the finger strikes that can be of dynamic but without having the aggressive force. Read more